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Civil Rights Museum could be selected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

July 14, 2016

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (ICRCM) of Greensboro will be recommended for consideration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with 14 other landmarks on the United States Civil Rights Trail. Mayor William Bell of Birmingham, AL, publicly announced these recommendations on Tuesday, July 5. The museum commemorates the indelible mark made by […]

Greensboro unites against violence

July 14, 2016

After the shooting deaths of two African American men by law enforcement in Minnesota and Louisiana respectively and the tragic killings of five police officers in Dallas during a peaceful demonstration, Greensboro residents united in the aftermath with a stream of unity events. Those events were spurred by the July 5 killing of Baton Rouge […]

Geneva B brings Black girl magic

July 8, 2016

Children are often told that they can grow up to be and do anything they want with their lives. However, for Black little girls and boys, some may feel hard-pressed to find characters throughout their development that come in the same brown hues that match their own skin-tones doing those unimaginable tasks that they are […]

Barbecued meats can be cancer causing

July 8, 2016

Summer is finally here. For some that means barbecue time. Let us not forget those die-hard people who barbecue all year round in the snow or ice, but most of us barbecue predominantly in the warmer months. It becomes a ritual. We await that invitation to that special event. There are festivals in honor of […]

Clinton and Trump court N.C.

July 7, 2016

Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s campaigns hit the Tarheel State this week with rallies in Charlotte and Raleigh respectively. Thousands gathered at the Charlotte Convention Center on July 5 to experience the joint appearance of President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. The two arrived to Charlotte on Air Force One, […]

Meet the Artbosses of ArtSpace Uptown

July 1, 2016

For an artist the concept of space can take on a kaleidoscope of meaning within a piece of artwork. ArtSpace Uptown, described by its owners as “a hybrid art gallery, live performance venue, lifestyle boutique, and incubator of dopeness,” is in itself a piece of living art with the ability to transform its space to […]

Don’t cause your heart to fail on the 4th

July 1, 2016

The 4th of July is just around the corner. That usually means hot sun, fun and lots of food and drink. But it can also mean a heart attack is coming. In a recent study, researchers looked to see if there was any notable increase in heart failure incidents during the holiday, immediately after the […]

GCS selects new Superintendent

July 1, 2016

After 30 applications from 15 different states, four public forums, two employee forums, an online survey, and four semifinalists, only one could be chosen. The Guilford County Board of Education approved Sharon L. Contreras, superintendent of Syracuse City School District in New York, to serve as GCS’s new Superintendent in a unanimous vote at a […]

The Shirley T. Frye YWCA Reception

June 24, 2016

Hundreds of well-wishers gathered at the YWCA Greensboro facility on June 12 for a reception honoring the woman after whom the facility is now named – Shirley Taylor Frye. The facility’s new moniker was revealed in a ceremony on May 26 as the Shirley T. Frye YWCA of Greensboro. YWCA leaders said that Frye was […]

New Balance Nationals brings athletes together in Greensboro

June 24, 2016

More than 5,700 high school athletes ran like the wind at the Irvin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University. Athletes representing 46 states and Canada participated at the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation’s (NSAF) New Balance Nationals (NBN) Outdoor Track and Field Championships. And for the first time in the event’s […]

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